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Vulnerability Details : CVE-2008-1594

The kernel in IBM AIX 5.2 and 5.3 does not properly handle resizing JFS2 filesystems on concurrent volume groups spread across multiple nodes, which allows local users of one node to cause a denial of service (remote node crash) by using chfs or lreducelv to reduce a filesystem's size.
Publish Date : 2008-03-31 Last Update Date : 2009-03-04
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- CVSS Scores & Vulnerability Types

CVSS Score
4.9
Confidentiality Impact None (There is no impact to the confidentiality of the system.)
Integrity Impact None (There is no impact to the integrity of the system)
Availability Impact Complete (There is a total shutdown of the affected resource. The attacker can render the resource completely unavailable.)
Access Complexity Low (Specialized access conditions or extenuating circumstances do not exist. Very little knowledge or skill is required to exploit. )
Authentication Not required (Authentication is not required to exploit the vulnerability.)
Gained Access None
Vulnerability Type(s) Denial Of Service
CWE ID CWE id is not defined for this vulnerability

- Related OVAL Definitions

Title Definition Id Class Family
IBM AIX Multiple Privilege Escalation and Security Bypass Vulnerabilities oval:org.mitre.oval:def:5434 unix
OVAL (Open Vulnerability and Assessment Language) definitions define exactly what should be done to verify a vulnerability or a missing patch. Check out the OVAL definitions if you want to learn what you should do to verify a vulnerability.

- Products Affected By CVE-2008-1594

# Product Type Vendor Product Version Update Edition Language
1 OS IBM AIX 5.2 Version Details Vulnerabilities
2 OS IBM AIX 5.3 Version Details Vulnerabilities
3 OS IBM AIX 6.1 Version Details Vulnerabilities

- Number Of Affected Versions By Product

Vendor Product Vulnerable Versions
IBM AIX 3

- References For CVE-2008-1594

http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ04953
AIXAPAR IZ04953
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ04946
AIXAPAR IZ04946
http://www.ibm.com/support/docview.wss?uid=isg1IZ05246
AIXAPAR IZ05246
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4153 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4154 CONFIRM
http://www14.software.ibm.com/webapp/set2/subscriptions/pqvcmjd?mode=18&ID=4155 CONFIRM
http://www.securityfocus.com/bid/28467
BID 28467 IBM AIX Kernel Security Advisory 2008.03.26 Multiple Vulnerabilities Release Date:2008-03-27
http://www.frsirt.com/english/advisories/2008/0865
VUPEN ADV-2008-0865
http://securitytracker.com/id?1019606
SECTRACK 1019606

- Metasploit Modules Related To CVE-2008-1594

There are not any metasploit modules related to this vulnerability (Please visit www.metasploit.com for more information)


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